Minor League Schedule: 6/13/11

For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Altoona has the day off today before starting a three game series at home versus New Britain. The VSL team was off yesterday. After going 4-2 yesterday the Pirates minor league system now has a combined record over .500 with Bradenton the only team under that mark.

Lincoln starts tonight in Indianapolis

AAA: Indianapolis (33-32) VS Gwinnett (33-30) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Brad Lincoln (5-5 4.34)

Game notes: Justin Wilson pitched 6 innings giving up 2 runs on 8 hits, one walk and he struck out five picking up his 8th win of the year. He now leads the International League in wins. Andy Marte went 3-3 with 2 RBI’s and Matt Hague collected 2 hits raising his average to .297.

AA: Altoona (31-31) VS New Britain (33-28) 7:00pm 6/14
Probable starter: Bryan Morris (1-2 3.69)

Game notes: Altoona won the completion of Saturday’s suspended game by a 13-4 score. Aaron Pribanic got in just 2 IP before it was called, and he allowed one run. Starling Marte finished the game 3-5 with 3 runs scored. Jeremy Farrell went 2-5 with three RBI’s and Jordy Mercer drove in 2 runs. In game two Jeff Locke gave up one run in 5 innings on 6 hits, one walk and four strikeouts. Starling Marte went 2-3 and Jordy Mercer drove him in with a double for the only run Altoona scored in their 2-1 loss.

High-A: Bradenton (27-36) @ Ft Myers (31-32) 7:05pm
Probable starter: Nathan Baker (3-3 4.26)

Game notes: Phillip Irwin went 5.2 IP allowing just 1 earned run on 7 hits and one walk. He got 8 groundball outs and struck out two. Jarek Cunningham went 4-5 with a double, HR and 2 RBI’s. He has 34 extra base hits on the year. Robbie Grossman was 1-4 with 2 walks, he has 46 base on balls this year. Ramon Cabrera went 2-4, double, walk and 2 RBI’s. He’s now hitting .336.

Low-A: West Virginia (31-30) @ Greensboro (28-33) 7:00pm
Probable starter: Tyler Waldron (5-2 3.44)

Game notes: Zack Von Rosenberg pitched 5 scoreless innings for his 2nd win of the season. He allowed just 3 hits, walked none and struck out three. Trent Stevenson followed him with one run in 4 innings for the save. He allowed just 3 hits, walked none and struck out three. Andrew Maggi went 3-5 with 2 runs scored. Justin Howard went 3-4 with his 4th home run and Daniel Grovatt went 2-4 with a walk, double and 3 RBI’s.

VSL: VSL Pirates (13-9) VS VSL Phillies (10-14) 11:00am

Games notes: The VSL Pirates had off yesterday. They are currently tied for 1st place with the Mariners team that has a 14-10 record.

DSL: DSL Pirates (8-3) VS DSL Rays (5-6) 10:30am

Game notes: Ramon Rodriguez, an 18 year old 6″4 righty was added to the active roster and made his pro debut pitching 3.1 IP allowing 4 earned runs. He pitched 3 perfect innings to start the game and struck out five batters. Diego Goris went 4-5 with a double, triple and 2 RBI’s. He is now batting .351.

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